Author Archives: T Campbell

About T Campbell

T Campbell is a crossword constructor and comics scriptwriter. Among his cruciverbal accomplishments are the Ubercross C-Spot (the largest puzzle to follow New York Times standard rules), Crossworlds, a collection of 50 science-fiction-themed puzzles, and the forthcoming On Crosswords: Callin' Out Them Squares.

The Week In Crosswords

The New York Times crossword, measured independently of the rest of the paper, is more profitable than ever… but the company itself faces a grim decline in profits which could still affect that fabled institution over the long run. (Is … Continue reading

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The Deplorably Late Week In Crosswords

Shall we just go with “life got in the way?” Leaving one job, starting another, fighting and mending fences with two old friends and finishing the final draft of On Crosswords are just the things I can talk about. So … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

The week’s biggest story concerned a pair of crossword clues and answers, “The political belief of preserving traditional moral values by restricting personal freedoms and encouraging prosperity through economic freedom (CONSERVATISM)” and “The political belief of equality and personal freedom … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

The most entertaining find this week is Crossword, the charming 7-minute silent film below that uses its simple conceit with a very dry wit. Hugh Stephenson reviews his 16 years editing Guardian crosswords, mulling the incremental changes the feature has … Continue reading

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The Week In Crosswords

To link or not to link? PJ Lifestyle, a conservative blog, has posted a crossword puzzle “for the aspiring jihadist” and has now posted its answer key. I am not actually linking this one because I find it hateful (you … Continue reading

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